Sword Art Online The Movie -Ordinal Scale- Makes 1.35 Million Dollars in First Four Days of North American Release

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           March 15, 2017

 

Sword Art Online The Movie -Ordinal Scale- Makes 1.35 Million Dollars in First Four Days of North American Release

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


©2016 REKI KAWAHARA/PUBLISHED BY KADOKAWA CORPORATION ASCII MEDIA WORKS/SAO MOVIE Project

 

Sword Art Online Movie Makes 1.35 Million in Four Days

 

SANTA MONICA, CA (March 15, 2017) – Aniplex of America is proud to announce that Sword Art Online The Movie -Ordinal Scale- has grossed 1.35 million dollars during the first four days of its North American run. The film set an opening weekend record for an Aniplex of America theatrical release. The film has played in 560 theaters nationwide and the positive response from both fans and critics has been absolutely phenomenal.

 

“I am honored that so many SAO fans came out and supported the film,” said Hideki Goto, President of Aniplex of America. “Ordinal Scale has become a smash hit worldwide and has garnered some wonderful reviews from critics. We hope that our dub release next month will bring the same excitement and lead to more people being able to enjoy this wonderful film.”

 

Sword Art Online The Movie -Ordinal Scale- will return on April 22 for a limited theatrical engagement featuring the highly anticipated dub. Tickets for this screening are available via the official website (www.sao-movie.net/us).


STAFF

Original Story: Reki Kawahara (Dengeki Bunko) Director: Tomohiko Ito

Character Design & Chief Animation Director: Shingo Adachi Prop Design: Tomoya Nishiguchi

Art Director: Takayuki Nagashima Art Setting: Yoshinori Shiozawa Concept Art: Sotaro Hori

CGI Director: Ryuta Undo

Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami Animation Production: A-1 Pictures Produced by: SAO MOVIE Project Character Design Concept: abec Script: Reki Kawahara/Tomohiko Ito Monster Design: Ryuta Yanagi

UI Design: Satoshi Watsuji

Art Supervision: Yusuke Takeda Color Design: Satoshi Hashimoto

Director of Photography: Kentaro Waki Editing: Shigeru Nishiyama

Music: Yuki Kajiura

 

VOICE CAST (JAPANESE / ENGLISH)

Kirito / Kazuto Kirigaya: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka / Bryce Papenbrook Asuna / Asuna Yuuki:       Haruka Tomatsu / Cherami Leigh

Yui:                                   Kanae Ito / Stephanie Sheh

Leafa / Suguha Kirigaya: Ayana Taketatsu / Cassandra Lee Morris Silica / Keiko Ayano:        Rina Hidaka / Christine Marie Cabanos Lisbeth / Rika Shinozaki: Ayahi Takagaki / Sarah Anne Williams Sinon / Shino Asada:        Miyuki Sawashiro / Michelle Ruff Klein:                                          Hiroaki Hirata / Kirk Thornton

Agil:                                  Hiroki Yasumoto / Patrick Seitz Seijirou Kikuoka:              Toshiyuki Morikawa / Matt Mercer Akihiko Kayaba:               Koichi Yamadera / Marc Diraison Yuna / Yuuna Shigemura: Sayaka Kanda / Ryan Bartley

Eiji / Eiji Nochizawa:        Yoshio Inoue / Chris Patton Tetsuhiro Shigemura:        Takeshi Kaga / Taylor Henry

 

Voice Director & ADR Script Writer:    Alex von David

 

About Aniplex of America Inc.

Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite Blu-ray and DVD releases including Sword Art Online, KILL la KILL, Blue Exorcist, DURARARA!!, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero, Your lie in April, BAKEMONOGATARI, NISEKOI, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Expelled From Paradise, The irregular at magic high school, ALDNOAH.ZERO, Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], and ERASED. The company's ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most


recent titles GOD EATER, March comes in like a lion, Occultic;Nine, The Asterisk War, OWARIMONOGATARI, and WAGNARIA!!3.

 

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